Jan 19th 2015

Introduces students to (i) the history of Buddhist contemplative traditions in India and Tibet (meditation, yoga, mindfulness, visualization, etc.), (ii) innovations in scientific research on understanding such contemplative practices, (iii) recent adaptations of such practices in multiple professional and personal areas, and (iv) the practices themselves through brief secular contemplative exercises.

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Sep 3rd 2014

Open source, open science, open data, open access, open education, open learning -- this free, online course provides an introduction to the important concept of openness from a variety of perspectives, including education, publishing, librarianship, economics, politics, and more, and asks you to discover what it means to you.

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Jul 13th 2014

This course deals with the mathematics of high school advanced perspective. Its main purpose is to expose students to the future of how mathematicians see this profession, and thus prepare them to study mathematics at university.

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May 28th 2014

This course examines the science behind different types of natural disasters and our ability or inability to control and predict such events.

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Apr 14th 2014

This introductory physics course is intended for physical science majors and others desiring a rigorous introduction to physics.The course covers classical mechanics, including kinematics, dynamics, conservation laws, and applications.

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Apr 10th 2014

Learn how to generate ideas at the interface between chemistry and biology.

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Apr 7th 2014

Learn the essentials of U.S. health care policy from some of the nation's top experts.

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Jan 22nd 2014

A course that offers a scientific framework for understanding food and its impact on health and society from past to present.

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Jan 20th 2014

Exploration of the causes and consequences of various beliefs about the soul. Topics such as the self, mind/body dualism, evolution, culture, death anxiety, afterlife, and religious and political conflict.

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Nov 25th 2013

Ce cours introduit le concept de Probabilité, dont la puissance permet de modéliser d'innombrables situations où le hasard intervient. Il est basé sur le livre de Sylvie Méléard "Aléatoire : introduction à la théorie et au calcul des probabilités" qui résulte lui-même du cours de tronc commun de première année de l'École polytechnique.

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Oct 20th 2013

Learn to analyze and reason about problems in social sciences with computational thinking, appreciate interactions between computing and social sciences, as well as gain deeper understanding of some common phenomena in life and society.

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Oct 14th 2013

Clinical trials play a pivotal role in evidence-based medicine. This course will discuss the design, conduct, analysis, and interpretation of Phase I-IV clinical studies.

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Sep 16th 2013

Discover the impact of drug development and become an informed consumer or scientist.

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Sep 16th 2013

Covers from human process of innovating to innovation ecosystems.

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Sep 15th 2013

Learn how philosophy, art, literature, and history shaped the last century and the world today.

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